about 20 feet underground, what is now a muddy mess. yesterday, gas shot into the air 30 feet above ground. they blew -- the air blue the windshield of a piece of heavy machinery. it is not yet clear why no one knew the line was there, whether it was unmarked or unidentified. >> until they get the whole open, they will not be able to say which of the two it was. >> officials say they have turned off the gas in the area, but people who live, work and commute around here say they hope today is nothing like yesterday. >> i am concerned. i was thinking of going to a friend's house because i am a little panicked. >> driver sat on closed roadways for hours last night. officials received dozens of calls about the rush hour nightmare.